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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph County

Skin Cancer Prevention

In the past 12 months, have you tried to get a tan using a tanning lamp or tanning machine,
whether it was at a tanning salon, at your home, or elsewhere?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,297 826 7.1 6.4- 7.9 14,471 92.9 92.1-93.6
-Randolph County 393 37 12.7 8.5-18.5 356 87.3 81.5-91.5
GENDER
Male 138 8 6.2 2.5-14.5 130 93.8 85.5-97.5
Female 255 29 17.8 11.5-26.5 226 82.2 73.5-88.5
RACE
White 353 37 15.1 10.2-21.8 316 84.9 78.2-89.8
Other 38 0 0.0 . - . 38 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 113 20 18.2 10.9-28.8 93 81.8 71.2-89.1
45+ 278 17 6.6 4.0-10.8 261 93.4 89.2-96.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 20 11.2 6.5-18.4 195 88.8 81.6-93.5
Some College + 177 17 14.6 8.1-25.1 160 85.4 74.9-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 236 17 8.8 4.9-15.3 219 91.2 84.7-95.1
$50,000+ 97 16 24.4 13.9-39.2 81 75.6 60.8-86.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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